Articles

How to design a business board game for employee engagement

Written by Johnson Wong on 10 November 2017 in Features

Board games for business? Johnson Wong gives us some insight. 

Don't assume flexible workers don't want to progress

Written by Mandy Garner on 9 November 2017 in Opinion

Mandy Garner reminds us not to forget about flexible workers when it comes to training strategy. 

Magazine excerpt: Collaboration - the key to UK productivity

Written by Mark Threlfall and Mike Bernon on 8 November 2017 in Features

Mark Threlfall and Mike Bernon call for greater cooperation between large organisations and their suppliers.

How to transform HR by focusing on candidate experience

Written by Charles Hipps on 8 November 2017 in Features

Charles Hipps tells us how the police are embracing better recruitment techniques. 

The importance of digitally upskilling employees

Written by Dawn McGruer on 7 November 2017 in Opinion

Dawn McGruer underlines the importance of digital upskilling.

Plate spinning: Lessons from facilitating a live video broadcast

Written by Jo Cook on 7 November 2017 in Features

Jo Cook recently facilitated a live broadcast in Scotland of a London-based L&D event. What could go wrong? Here she shares a few lessons learned.

Audio interview: Margaret Burnside on coaching for change

Written by Jon Kennard on 6 November 2017 in Interviews

We talk to Cake PD's Margaret Burnside about coaching for change and their upcoming event, The Coaching Conversation.

Magazine excerpt: Practitioner's viewpoint - Jay Sriskanathan

Written by Jay Sriskanthan on 6 November 2017 in Opinion

Jay Sriskanthan from O2 argues that in a hyper-connected, hyper-distracted world, selling ourselves is a must.

Magazine excerpt: Happy Talk

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 November 2017 in Features

Henry Stewart says customer service is all about getting out of the way.

November 2017

Written by Jon Kennard on 2 November 2017 in Magazine

Sally Earnshaw talks Brightwave, Blue Sky and leadership, and editor-in-chief Debbie Carter discusses the TJ Awards conference.

Transitioning from career woman to full-time mum

Written by Jon Kennard on 2 November 2017 in Features

Balancing home and work life can be tricky, never more so than for new parents. Yuliana Topazly elaborates.

Magazine excerpt: Are we running out of employable people?

Written by Philippe Riveron on 1 November 2017 in Opinion

Philippe Riveron looks at the influence of digital tools in keeping us employable.

Reluctant leaders: Barack Obama

Written by Paul Russell on 1 November 2017 in Features

Luxury Academy's Paul Russell looks at the career of the 44th President of the USA, Barack Obama. 

How to rewire your brain to be more productive

Written by Parinaz Samimi on 31 October 2017 in Features

Feel like you could be more productive with your day? Parinaz Samimi has some easy tips.

Who is thinking for you?

Written by James Allen on 30 October 2017 in Features

James Allen links Richard Thaler's recent Nobel Prize win with a very important business skill. 

How to stay in touch with your business on holiday

Written by Jason Downes on 27 October 2017 in Features

 Jason Downes offers easy tips for double tasking as holiday-goer and business owner when on holiday.

Three steps to becoming a servant leader

Written by Ben Richardson on 25 October 2017 in Features

This infographic from Acuity Training lists a few ways that new managers can improve their management skills.

The challenge of changing behaviours pt2

Written by Liggy Webb on 24 October 2017 in Opinion

Liggy Webb concludes her two-parter about behaviour change. 

Should training be millennial focused?

Written by Tony Glass on 23 October 2017 in Opinion

Tony Glass calls out the stereotypes of millennial workers. 

eLN Connect interview: Phil Reddall, chair of the eLearning Network

Written by Jon Kennard on 21 October 2017 in Video

We catch up with eLN chairman Phil Reddall to see what's in store at the upcoming event, eLN Connect 2017.